Vegan 3 Musketeers Bars

Namely Marly shows that you can be vegan and still eat candy bars with this recipe for yummy vegan homemade Three Musketeers Bars.I know some vegans are very passionate about making their recipes as healthy as possible. I agree that is an important mission. With my recipes, however, I try to look for a balance between what I consider to be healthy and knock-your-socks-off delicious! I want to prove that you can be vegan and eat some of the yummiest dishes on the planet!

Sometimes I look for both in one recipe – healthy and delicious. Sometimes I have recipes that by their nature are very healthy (like salads). That’s how I can justify some recipes that I know are not really healthy at all but fall into that cholesterol-free category of sock-free yumminess.

That is where this recipe sits. Giving up milk chocolate was one of the more difficult tasks for me in becoming vegan. And I eventually came to peace with it because I switched to dark chocolate and ended up liking that even more. So I said, “Forget you!’ to those little bite-size, milk-chocolate covered 3 Musketeers Bars.

Then 3 Musketeers Bars came out with their dark chocolate covered version. That was just cruel. Because although it was covered in dark chocolate, there was still dairy involved. It’s true that my taste-buds would be quite happy eating this morsel, but the animal-loving side of me would not relent.

But recently discovered the site Let’s Dish where she posted a recipe for home-made 3 Musketeers Bars. I took one look at the recipe and knew it was something I could transform into vegan bliss. And this is what I did.

Melt-in-your mouth delicious Vegan Homemade Three Musketeers Bars. Recipe available at www.namelymarly.com

This recipe has few ingredients, but several steps. You’re going to have to trust me on this, the destination is well worth every step on the path! Go with the flow, Grasshopper, and follow your bliss. Oops, sorry about that last part. I got a little carried away.

Namely Marly's recipe for knock-your-socks off Vegan Homemade Three Musketeers Bars.

Vegan 3 Musketeers Bars

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, (dairy free)
  • 1 carton Dairy free whipped topping, thawed & whipped (I use Rich’s Readi-Whip)
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, (dairy free)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions:

  1. Line an 8″ square baking pan with wax paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, melt chocolate chips in the microwave. I do this for about 1 minute on my microwave, stopping and stirring throughout until the chocolate chips are melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Let the chocolate chips sit for a minute while you whip up the dairy-free whipped topping. Follow the directions on the container, but it usually takes me about 6-7 minutes on high.
  4. Next, add whipped topping to melted chocolate and beat until well combined and fluffy, 30-60 seconds more.
    Spread chocolate mixture evenly into prepared pan. I use a spatula so I can get all the fluffy goodness into the pan.
    Place the chocolate mixture in your freezer for about 30 minutes. Remove the chocolate mixture from the pan and cut into squares and then return to freezer for another 30 minutes.
  5. Melt 2 cups of chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl (as instructed above). Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and stir until smooth.
  6. Dip frozen chocolate squares into the melted chocolate chip mixture and and place finished candy bar on a baking tray lined with wax paper.
  7. Place the tray of finished candy bar in the refrigerator or freezer to allow the chocolate to set.

We kept ours in the freezer. What a wonderful cool snack on a warm summer/fall day!

Posted 4 years ago by Marly on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 · Permalink

31 Responses to Vegan 3 Musketeers Bars

  1. As delicious as I’m sure your creation was, do you know about these vegan candy bars by Go Max Go?
    The Bucaneer is their version of the 3 Muskateers!
    It’s vegan “milk chocolate” coating, and they’re free from unnatural, nasty preservatives and stuff that most candy bars have!

  2. Awe sheesh…I’m going to be making these…scrumptious! Thank you! Hugs!

  3. Yummerz! These bars look too good… And on that note, I was thinking to dunk the date balls in chocolate. Maybe?!

  4. Can you stop! These are just amazing. Wow. You have been putting out some amazing vegan treats over the last few weeks. I’m sending this link to all of my vegan friends. How could we not be happy with these? Thanks for sharing…I hope you and your sweet family have a beautiful weekend.

  5. Marly I think you are well down the path of introducing us grasshoppers to the ways of sweet treat vegan enlightenment, these little candy bars are just plain fun as well;)

  6. OMG!! This was my favorite candy before going vegan and now i may enjoy it once more! Thank you so much!

    • I agree with you! It was hard giving up things like this, but now we can make our own. Yummm!

  7. OMG delish! I have been waiting for these since you mentioned you made them, your description (on the phone) did not do these justice.

  8. Oh my goodness. These look incredible!

  9. I’m not vegan, but this is definitely making me drool! This is definitely an equal opportunity treat!

  10. Whoa. Can you try vegan Twix next? =)

    • Erika – we are on the same page. I was thinking the same thing, but your message really firmed it up for me. I’m on a mission now. I’ll let you know how it goes!

  11. Those look Fab-U-Lous!

  12. WOW! Your Vegan 3 Musketeers Bars look amazing.

    • They *were* delicious (they’re way gone now…may have to make more soon!)

  13. Hey, something I can make from the things I can get here, yeah :D
    Thanks :D!

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  16. HOW did I not see these??? These look so good.

  17. I can’t believe I missed these. They look so good! Dare I say, even better than the Go Max Go version!

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  19. Real Musketeers bars give me a headache. I’ve never pinpointed why. Maybe these won’t! :)

    • Just say NO to headaches! Man, if they could invent something that gave me a headache after eating chocolate I could be so skinny right now. I hope this one works so you can get your Three Muskateers fix. It’s been so long since I made this recipe – I may have to have another go at it too!

  20. :) these look so good I want to make them but I do have one question, I’m in the UK so I can’t get richs readi whip here, we do have soyatoo ready whipping ‘cream’ though, is that similar? x

    • Hi Bex. I haven’t tried Soyatoo Ready whipping cream although I’ve wanted to! It sure seams like it would work perfectly in this recipe. Will you let me know after you try it?